Nikolas Cruz’s Alleged Role in Parkland Shooting Complicates Jury Choice for Unrelated Trial

Jury selection for a trial resulting from a jail fight involving alleged Parkland, Florida, school shooter Nikolas Cruz has been delayed amid complications, the Associated Press reported.

Nine months after authorities allege Cruz killed 14 students and three staff members at Marjory Stoneman Douglas High School in Parkland, Cruz was charged with attacking Broward County Jail guard Sergeant Raymond Beltran in November of 2018.

Finding jurors who can decide his jail-fight case based on evidence and not their knowledge of the Parkland shooting will be difficult, AP reported.

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